- a secret society organized in Naples, Italy, c. 1820, which became notorious for terror, blackmail, and violence
- [c-] any secret society like this
Origin of CamorraItalian from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Sp, quarrel, dispute from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- A Neapolitan secret society organized about 1820, notorious for practicing violence and blackmail.
- camorra An unscrupulous, clandestine group.
Origin of CamorraItalian perhaps from camorra a kind of smock, said to have been worn by members of the society